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Of course use of the shirt clip, and keeping the cable underneath clothing relieves most of this. When I first reviewed the T10i, I found them bassy and fatiguing, and at the time asked RHA for a more reference sounding IEM. Yes, some may find them a bit congested in comparison to other earphones, but I would be surprised if anybody felt like they were not at least decent-sounding. Their core values (from their website) are described as follows: “We stand for true-to-life audio reproduction and lasting quality. For the most part, the T20 was excellent, and my biggest complaint (for my tastes) was when the bass very occasionally had a little too much thump – but I know I could fix that simply by a little EQ. I have very eclectic music tastes listening to a variety from classical/opera and jazz, to grunge and general rock. Not flagship-level treble, but pretty good for its price point. It would be really great for you to hear them and give comparisons. RHA T20 Earphones Review IN the BOX. While not to the point of being bloated, it does feel inaccurate due to the boost, and tracks on which I did not notice much bass previously felt bassy with the T20. JavaScript is disabled. I don't restrict myself to like only a particular tonality. The bass is lightning fast and it loves to punch, no, more like slap with you with a marble hand. Just a little more flexibility (and a little less bulk) would really help. It is probably one of the cleanest sounding midranges from a single dynamic driver IEM. The added detail really helps, especially with both cymbals and also brass. Sound:  All of the sound. The hooks don’t help. The bass filter was not great IMO, it increased the bass from the reference filter, which was already a little too heavy to start off with, so unless you are a basshead, I wouldn’t recommend going anywhere near the bass filter. At around $240 on Amazon, the T20 represents good value – especially when you combine sonics, build and accessories. Many thanks to RHA for RHA T20 Tour Program! Some fantastic photo's and a very well written critique, thank you for taking the time and effort. They are based on the extremely popular wired model MA750 known and liked for its excellent price-performance ratio. It’s still pretty clean despite its slightly thick presentation, as the bass doesn’t bleed much into the midrange. However, it is still rather well controlled; with little bleed into the mids, but I still feel that it could have been tighter. This guy has a PROBLEM - Tech Hoarders - Duration: 20:38. Once I got used to the sound though, it was good. For me that was the Bass filter, though I came extremely close to going with the Reference filter. Can be unforgiving. Same configuration as last except from my LG G3 phone instead of my Pono. It rarely feels harsh to me, although it is certainly splashy and peaky at times. Looks magnificent. Build, fit, comfort, accessories, design, tunable, warranty, robust bass, detailed but fun signature, Deep Y split too low on cable, cable bulk, filters only tune mids/treble, bass still north of neutral, For larger views of any of the photos (1200 x 800) - please click on the individual images. This section is very subjective, as it is sighted, the change between IEMs took about 5-10 seconds, and I knew exactly which one I was listening to. Had a quick listen with the T20 without any burn in, and using the reference filters. The RHA T20 have large-ish shells cast in stainless steel, with an earhook style that involves a shape-retaining length of cable by the section that … I went back to the reference filters after trying all three and stuck with these for the remainder of the time I had them. Stainless steel ear tip holder 7. The angle of the nozzle and design of the housing create the perfect angle for my ears, and I could (and have) used these for hours at a time. The carry case is a large soft zippered case measuring approximately 127mm x 77mm x 25mm (at its deepest point) – so while it’s not pants pocket friendly, it does pocket very well inside a light jacket.. The cable jacket is the rubbery type, but it is not coiling at all. The detail retrieval and instrument separation are very good. I generally tend toward cans that are relatively neutral/balanced, but I do have a fondness for clarity, and suspect I might have slight ‘treble-head’ preferences. Imaging is very good and very consistent though. Great headphones for the masses, but maybe priced a bit too high and not quite audiophile. Personally it’s still not tuned to my overall preferences, but I am very impressed with how far they have come. RHA T10: the T20 have a softer and quieter bass, together with more prominent mids and more detailed treble. The T20 has everything really good rock needs – very good speed, clarity and timbre, good bass impact (again sometimes just a little on the heavy side), and the ability to contrast really well. At times I wish that the cable wasn't quite as bulky as it is - a little thinner would make it a lot better. There's this German brand called Sennheiser..". Windowed section displaying T20 and accessories. Add the presentation of female vocalists as well, and the T20 was really hitting the right spots. Detail is excellent, not quite as good as the dual TWFK of the DN-200, but it holds its own well. Lifting the foam inset out further reveals a lower plastic compartment housing the carry case, manual, yet more tips, and a shirt clip. Mids on the RHA T20 while lush and clear are slightly recessed, giving it its U shaped signature. And I’d really like to see a filter system that allows tuning of the bass. Nicely bodied sound, tuning filters, extremely tough steel shell, excellent build quality, ergonomic shape, great accessories package, memory wire, Slightly lacking transparency, a little costly, memory wire, Hi guys, I'm a budding audio-appreciator since starting on this journey about a year and a half ago. I do not have much of an idea about burning in for the drivers, and this being a review unit, has been used for a good duration of time before it reached yours truly. So I grabbed them from the burn in station and my computer and fired them up. The soundstage seems much more expansive than the T10, which is nice. Excellent build quality and comfort; Very good noise isolation; Tune-able; No driver flex. The only problem I had with the cable was its length - much too long for me when my DAP is in either my chest pocket or pants pocket. I was the 3rd in the sequence, and the other 2 reviewers before me already burnt-in the T20 for a total of approximately 4 days. Construction is Magnificent. Ymmv again. With the treble filter, obviously the treble is more boosted than the reference filter, but it sits right in my sweet spot – it is almost perfect for my preference. I’ll make these very quick. RHA T20 IEMs (Gen. 2): DualCoil HiFi Noise Isolating Stainless Steel in-Ear Headphones with Tuning Filters 4.1 out of 5 stars 659. I think they tick most of the boxes here for me. I thought these were good and I couldn't hear anything seriously wrong with them. USB-A to USB-C charging cable 8. The T20 will appeal to lovers of a V shaped signature, and particularly those who like a nice thump with their music. Let’s find out in this RHA T20 Earphones Review. The tips are all on a metal plate, just like the other RHA IEMs and this is a really nice design IMO. Both are extremely comfortable to wear long term – but the Delta is slightly easier to fit, and the T20 slightly more comfortable. there are always flaws that can be fixed. Definitely RHA's best effort to date. Inside the retail case is an open inner box with foam inset which holds the T20 (cable nicely wrapped around the foam), filters and tips. The bass guitar might be slightly more emphasised than I’d personally like, but it’s not overpowering everything, and there is plenty of detail coming through with cymbal and hi-hat. The front flap is hinged to reveal the inner compartment - which really does look very spectacular, with a full window view of the IEMs, accessories and tuning filters. The filters are very easy to swap in and out – utilising a simple screw in thread. Headphones are brand new still in box, never opened. There is such rigidity and power yet it lacks any brutality. These buds feel great. The memory wire, just like the T10, is ever so slightly too long and it goes a little past my ears. Equipment: Samsung S9, Galaxy Buds, AKG N700, Sony WI1000X, , WH1000XM3, NAD HP50, HP70, KEF Space One wired, Motion One HiFiman HE400i, Nighthawk, Little Dot 1 DAC, AudioEngine D1. The change is not all that large between each of them, but it’s not exactly subtle either. Nice review! Its mids are wonderful too, a little cool perhaps but so well-articulated and tonally masterful. Quick first song comparison between T10 and T20. Treble is rather sparkly with excellent extension, just shy of sibilance with the silicon tips. Pro’s:  Construction is Magnificent. As a result, their reference filter is once again a little too warm for strictly reference sound (IMO) but I do find it a lot more palatable than the T10i. My main full sized headphones at the time of writing are the Beyer T1, Sennheiser HD600, and AKG K553. This time RHA have retuned the default signature to give some more top end and modified the bass so that it doesn't quite overshadow the mid-range. They do scratch quite easily though, so be careful with them. However, I wouldn't characterize it as being uncontrolled. In my philosophy for sound analysis, I'm quite relaxed with various flavours of tonality, as long as it doesn't deviate too much from what I perceived as natural sound. It is virtually microphonic free below the Y-split, but there are some microphonics above. Treble is brighter and has better extension on the T20 in comparison, with much more details and clarity compared to the MA750i. T20 has more bass impact. With the treble filters, the T20 is actually a really detailed IEM. The T10, however, excel in electronic music and other genres where deep and lush bass is required. Lively/Energetic. I had a fast switch set-up in place with a splitter and volume attenuator for the volume matching. The graph below is generated by a new measuring system I’m trialling – using the Vibro Veritas and ARTA software. But I wanted to make sure I gave the T20 the proper effort as it is a worthy IEM that deserves that. The headphone in question happened to be the humble MX-170 earbud, which, isn't a great sounding earphone by any means as per today's standards. Vocals are excellent, they sound very natural and they sound very clear due to the tuning. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Bass was a little too much for me with Wildlight, but Band of Horses was just brilliant. A lot of thought obviously went into this. For me personally, the sign of a good IEM (for my personal tastes) is how successfully it conveys emotion and timbre with my female vocalists. This blues rock track is quite dark and brooding anyway, and usually exposes any muddiness or bass bleed. Great quality highs and low range, Build quality is exceptional and ergonomic, comes with customisable treble and bass filters. However, it is still quite bodied, and as such, is hard to coil up neatly. The quality and attention to detail is apparent, and the finish is very, very nice. Acoustic rock is also a standout (Lofgrens’ “Keith Don’t Go” and Eagle’s “Hotel California” were both phenomenal). The T20 has an intimate stage with this track – maybe just at the perimeter of my head. Looks magnificent. The memory wire is quite soft, with just the right amount of stiffness to keep the shape. They are to be screwed onto the nozzles by hand. If you're looking for a quality upgrade around the $200 price bracket, this in-ear should be a serious consideration. I have to say again that despite that, it’s still the best RHA I’ve had the luxury of trying, and I do prefer T20 over the MA750i. The T20’s detail retrieval is very good on both tracks. Thanks again to RHA for setting up the tour and their willingness to interact with head-fi members. While the T20 isn’t as cool as the DN-2000, it is about as clear as the Dunu. Neoprene carry pouch 6. Generally, the T20 is a much improved and refined older brother to the MA750i in all aspects, so anyone looking to upgrade from the MA750i yet still retaining the MA750i sonic characteristic should give the T20 a shot. Clean and clear vocals with a little more emphasis on upper mid-range. The cable doesn't tangle easily, so that is another in the win column. The cable is relatively thick and sturdy, well sheathed, and best of all does not display any memory or kinking. The treble sounds excellent with the treble filter, it really showcases the ability of the T20. Well done! Knopfler’s guitar has good edge, and his vocals have good contrasting tonality. $139.73. Shirt clip. I guess electronic and classical music lovers might like this filter more. Life is good, I say. The T20 on the other hand while having bass that is a bit north of neutral (with the balanced filter) is more balanced appealing to the audiophile and is more aggressive which I think will appeal to more people. Good stuff. RHA is a company that I am quite familiar with now, having tried their other two previous flagship IEMs. The T20 also does benefit from some tip rolling! Kudos RHA. From nearly everyone I've talked to about this, they mention that burning in is a requirement. With a Capital G. It instantly outclassed my current gear, except for my HD558 open full-sized headphones, which I've been using at home for the past 3 years. Soundstage depth is just average, and while imaging and separation are good, but not outstanding, sounding slightly congested on complicated tracks. It is an excellent choice and stands alongside the DN-2000 as an IEM between $200 and $300 that I would happily recommend to others. Usually I need at least a month to properly review an earphone, this time I only had more than a week to review it, so not going to be a detailed review, but I'll do my best. It works very well with my iPhone 5S. Your opinion could vary on that though. Nice review, thanks. I only used this sparingly, and it was mainly because the filters change the upper end rather than the lower end. How does it compare with your Shure 846? Muddy Waters is a track I use to evaluate bass quality. Sorry, the sound. Lastly there is another stainless steel plate which houses the metal filters. Bass can be bloomy more than it is punchy, and treble can be harsh at times. The RHA T20 has a two piece injection moulded stainless steel body which is one of the smoothest, and well designed IEM shells I’ve ever had the pleasure of wearing. The Y split is stainless steel, engraved with “designed by” and the signature of Lewis Heath (RHA’s Product Director) – a nice touch. 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